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Title: A historical catalogue of the pictures, herse-cloths & tapestry at Merchant taylors' hall with a list of the sculptures & engravings
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Fry, Frederick Morris Merchant Taylors' Company
Subjects: Merchant Taylors' Company
Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
Digitizing Sponsor: Getty Research Institute

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His RoyalHighnesss distinguished Services to his King and Country, asCommander-in-Chief of the British Army, and as an equallysincere and most respectful mark of the Courts affectionateregard and esteem for the Person of His Royal Highness. H.R.H. attended a Court held on November 20, 1814, andwas sworn in and afterwards entertained at a banquet. 15 6. HEAD OF A MAN Otho Venius or Van Veen,b. 1558, d. 1629. Bust, life-size, in profile to his left; flowing dark hair; redcloak. Panel, 18 inches high x 12J inches.Presented to the Company in 1616. This picture is doubtless one of the seven given by JohnVernon in 1616 and then described as a man with a curledhead (see the extract from the Court Records given in theaccount of Vernons portrait, No. 31). In the inventory of 1618it is included as one of the Fower small pictures of Dutchfashion, men and women, while in the inventory of 1693 itappears as the 6 Head of an Emperor. At what period it wasfirst attributed to Van Veen is not known. 16
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7. THE RIGHT HON. WILLIAM PITT B. 1759. D. 1806. John Hoppner, b. 1758, d. 1810. Three-quarter length, life-size, standing fronting, head to hisright; green velvet suit, white stock; right hand on chair, onwhich is a gold-embroidered robe, left hand resting on hip, apillar on his right, yellow curtain on his left. Canvas, 57 inches high x 44 inches. Presented to the Company in 1843. At a Court held on June 16, 1843, it was announced to theCourt that a portrait of the late Right Hon. William Pitt,painted by Hoppner, had been presented to the Company byNewell Connop,1 Jun., Esq., whereupon it was resolved that 1 Newell Connop was the last Treasurer of the Pitt Club, a club which wasinstituted shortly after Pitts death and dissolved in 1842. It held its TriennialCommemorations, by permission of the Court, in the Companys Hall from 1808to 1841. The founder was Nathaniel Atcheson ; the first President, the Duke ofRichmond; and among the Vice-Presidents was Lord Eldon. The book containingth

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